By Dominic O’Connell, The Times- Head north from the Falkland Islands, across the South Atlantic waves where albatross wheels and whales sound, and you pass over what could be a big new oil province — a significant source of hydrocarbons controlled not by sheiks or oligarchs, but by the United Kingdom.
It's official, the Falkland Islands have a new Governor, and the first woman to occupy that position, Ms. Alison Blake CMG. The governor designate for the Falkland Islands, and Commissioner of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Ms. Blake took the oath of office on Saturday morning at the Court and Assembly Chamber.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández was told to wait for his one-on-one meeting with his US colleague Joseph Biden, who, despite announcements from the White House that he was doing well after testing positive for COVID-19, has been forced to rearrange his engagements involving personal appearances.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Friday insisted that many of the country's problems stemmed from the reluctance of agriculture exporters to liquidate the over US$ 20 billion they have collected from sales abroad over the past few months, out of speculation regarding the exchange rate between US currency and local pesos.
Authorities from Brazil and Paraguay have launched Operation Ágata and Operation Basalto in a coordinated manner to tackle cross-border organized crime, it was reported this week.
The consequences of climate change will continue to worsen in Latin America and the Caribbean, affecting health, development, and food supplies, according to a report from the UN's World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released Friday.
Former Paraguayan President Horacio Cartés (2013-2018) has been added to the US State Department's black list of highly corrupt individuals, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said Friday in a statement.
Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) has requested some additional information from Wyeth/Pfizer regarding booster doses of their COVID-19 vaccine for children and adolescents and is still waiting for a reply, Agencia Brasil reported Friday.
Peruvian judiciary authorities have launched the fifth active inquest into President Pedro Castillo Terrones' alleged involvement in acts of corruption, it was announced Friday in Lima, after Prosecutor Patricia Benavides reopened the case once opened by Zoraida Ávalos on the purchase of biodiesel from Heaven Petroleum.
Half of Venezuela's members of the ministerial cabinet are down with COVID-19, President Nicolás Maduro announced.